Oldest Founding Date (2017-2018)

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  • Among "Schools with < 200 Students", view the boarding schools with the oldest founding date.
  • The "founding dates" below are the dates that schools have traditionally.
  • Note that the definition of "founding date" may differ slightly from school to school (e.g., whether it selects the year the school first received its charter or the year it first admitted students - regardless, the differences between the two are often small).

Oldest Founding Date

Among Schools with < 200 Students (out of 99 schools)

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School Year Founded Grades Location
  • 1.
    1744
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    1079 Firetower Road
    ColoraMD 21917
    4106589279
  • 2.
    Salem Academy
    All-Girls  (Moravian)
    1772
    Grades: 9-12
    500 East Salem Avenue
    Winston-SalemNC 27101
    336-721-2643
  • 3.
    1796
    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day)
    22 Spackenkill Road
    PoughkeepsieNY 12603
    18454624200
  • 4.
    Bridgton Academy
    All-Boys 
    1808
    Grades: 11-12, PG
    PO Box 292
    North BridgtonME 04057
    207-647-3322
  • 5.
    1828
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    785 Beaver Street
    WalthamMA 02452
    781-314-0806
  • 6.
    1831
    Grades: 8-12, PG
    3042 College St.
    AustinburgOH 44010
    4402752811
  • 7.
    1836
    Grades: 8-12, PG
    200 N. Carlisle St.
    New BloomfieldPA 17068
    717-582-2121
  • 8.
    Olney Friends School
    (Society of Friends)
    1837
    Grades: 9-12
    61830 Sandy Ridge Road
    BarnesvilleOH 43713
    740-425-3655
  • 9.
    San Domenico School
    (Dominican)
    1850
    Grades: 9-12 | K-12 (day)
    1500 Butterfield Road
    San AnselmoCA 94960
    415-258-1905
  • 10.
    1855
    Grades: 9-12
    101 North University
    Beaver DamWI 53916
    800-860-7725
Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School Year Founded Grades Location
  • 11.-12.
    Oldfields School
    All-Girls 
    1867
    Grades: 8-12, PG
    1500 Glencoe Road
    Sparks GlencoeMD 21152
    410-472-4800
  • 11.-12.
    1867

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    314 Mountain Road
    Cornwall on HudsonNY 12520
    845-458-7542
  • 13.
    1869
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    574 Bernardston Road
    GreenfieldMA 01301
    413-774-2711
  • 14.
    Academy of the Holy Family
    All-Girls  (Catholic)
    1874
    Grades: 9-12
    54 W. Main Street Box 691
    BalticCT 06330
    860-822-6279
  • 15.-16.
    1878
    Grades: 8-12, PG
    1000 Samuel Miller Loop
    CharlottesvilleVA 22903
    434-823-4805
  • 15.-16.
    Oak Hill Academy
    (Baptist)
    1878

    Grades: 8-12
    2635 Oak Hill Road
    Mouth of WilsonVA 24363
    276-579-2619
  • 17.
    1879
    Grades: 7-12
    225 S. Wayne Avenue
    WaynesboroVA 22980
    1-800-946-7773
  • 18.
    1883
    Grades: 7-12
    9790 Thayer Street
    HoughtonNY 14744
    585-567-8115
  • 19.-20.
    1884
    Grades: 9-12
    827 N. Tacoma Avenue
    TacomaWA 98403
    253-284-8600
  • 19.-20.
    1884

    Grades: 7-12
    5755 North State Road 9/P.O. Box 240
    HoweIN 46746
    888-462-4693
  • 21.
    1886
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    371 West Farm Road
    BethlehemNH 03574
    6034442928
  • 22.
    Subiaco Academy
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    1887
    Grades: 7-12
    405 North Subiaco Avenue
    SubiacoAR 72865
    479-934-1034
  • 23.-25.
    Hoosac School
    (Episcopal)
    1889
    Grades: 8-12, PG
    PO Box 9
    HoosickNY 12089
    518-686-7331
  • 23.-25.
    1889

    Grades: 6-12, PG
    78 Academy Avenue
    Cornwall-on-HudsonNY 12520
    888-275-6962
  • 23.-25.
    St. Catherine's Academy
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    1889

    Grades: 4-8 | K-8 (day)
    215 N. Harbor Blvd.
    AnaheimCA 92805
    714-772-1363
  • 26.
    1890
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    1951 Delta Avenue
    West BranchIA 52358
    1-319-519-1856
  • 27.
    Chatham Hall
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    1894
    Grades: 9-12
    800 Chatham Hall Circle
    ChathamVA 24531
    434-432-5516
  • 28.
    1899
    Grades: 6-12, PG
    614 South Main Street
    WoodstockVA 22664
    877-466-6222
  • 29.
    Hillside School
    All-Boys 
    1901
    Grades: 5-9
    404 Robin Hill Street
    MarlboroughMA 01752
    508-485-3483
  • 30.
    1904
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    541 Long Beach Road
    Saint JamesNY 11780
    6316861600
  • 31.
    1905
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    92 Northwood Road
    Lake PlacidNY 12946
    518-523-3382
  • 32.
    1907
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    4800 139th Avenue SE
    BellevueWA 98006
    425-641-0700
  • 33.
    Blue Ridge School
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    1909
    Grades: 9-12
    273 Mayo Drive
    St. GeorgeVA 22935
    434-985-2811
  • 34.
    1910
    Grades: 6-12, PG
    93 Camp School Road
    WolfeboroNH 03894
    603-569-3451
  • 35.
    Foxcroft School
    All-Girls 
    1914
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    P.O. Box 5555
    MiddleburgVA 20118
    540-687-4340
  • 36.-37.
    1921
    Grades: 7-12
    5801 Beattyville Rd.
    JacksonKY 41339
    606-666-5422
  • 36.-37.
    St. Margaret's School
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    1921

    Grades: 8-12
    444 Water Lane PO Box 158
    TappahannockVA 22560
    804-443-3357
  • 38.
    South Kent School
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    1923
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    40 Bulls Bridge Road
    South KentCT 06785
    860-927-3539
  • 39.
    1924
    Grades: 6-12, PG
    2800 Monterey Road
    San MarinoCA 91108
  • 40.-41.
    1928
    Grades: 9-12
    291 South Street
    WilliamstownMA 01267
    413-458-3919
  • 40.-41.
    1928

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    1 Rock Point Road
    BurlingtonVT 05408
    8028631104
  • 42.-43.
    1929
    Grades: 9-12
    One Old Homestead Road
    Glen ArborMI 49636
    231-334-5800
  • 42.-43.
    1929

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    1000 Orme School Road, H.C. 63, Box 3040
    MayerAZ 86333
    928-632-7601
  • 44.-45.
    1932
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    110 Darrow Road
    New LebanonNY 12125
    518-794-6006
  • 44.-45.
    1932

    Grades: 9-12
    PO Box 8
    Los OlivosCA 93441
    805-688-5114
  • 46.
    1934
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    Dorfstrasse
    6085 Hasliberg GoldernSwitzerland 6085
    1-401-782-8682
  • 47.
    1935
    Grades: 9-12
    18 Lehmann Way, PO Box 522
    DublinNH 03444
    1-603-563-7075
  • 48.
    1938
    Grades: 4-9
    4382 Cascade Road
    Lake PlacidNY 12946
    518-523-9329
  • 49.
    1942
    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    222 Isaac Frye Highway
    WiltonNH 03086
    6036542391
  • 50.-52.
    1946
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    8585 Ojai Santa Paula Road
    OjaiCA 93023
    805-646-4343
  • 50.-52.
    1946

    Grades: 6-12, PG
    583 Sugartown Road
    MalvernPA 19355
    610-644-1754
  • 50.-52.
    1946

    Grades: 7-12
    4100 South Lindbergh Blvd.
    Saint LouisMO 63127
    314-843-4151
  • 53.-54.
    1948
    Grades: 3-12
    28 Patey Circle
    RindgeNH 03461
    603-899-3325
  • 53.-54.
    1948

    Grades: 9-12
    3511 Verde Valley School Road
    SedonaAZ 86351
    928.284.2272
  • 55.
    1949
    Grades: 9-12
    294 Lustre Road
    LustreMT 59225
    406-392-5735
  • 56.
    1950
    Grades: 3-8 | 1-8 (day)
    128 Oakland Farm Way
    TroyVA 22974
    434-293-9059
  • 57.
    1951
    Grades: 7-12 | K-12 (day)
    400 Sunshine Drive
    MillerSD 57362
    605-853-3071
  • 58.
    1953
    Grades: 9-12
    500 Holden Way
    CarbondaleCO 81623
    970-963-2562
  • 59.
    1956
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    476 Skiff Mountain Road
    KentCT 06757
    860-927-0047
  • 60.
    1957
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    42605 RCR 36
    Steamboat SpringsCO 80487
    970-879-1350
  • 61.
    1959
    Grades: 6-12
    1701 Brandon Hall Drive
    AtlantaGA 30350
    770-394-8177
  • 62.
    1961
    Grades: 9-12
    3701 Sinclair Lane
    BaltimoreMD 21213
    312-496-5533
  • 63.
    St. Thomas More School
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    1962
    Grades: 8-12, PG
    45 Cottage Road
    OakdaleCT 06370
    860-823-3861
  • 64.
    Purnell School
    All-Girls 
    1963
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    51 Pottersville Road, P.O. Box 500
    PottersvilleNJ 07979
    908-439-2154
  • 65.-66.
    1966
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    616 High Street
    BathME 04530
    207-443-7101
  • 65.-66.
    1966

    Grades: 6-12
    22000 Hwy 27
    Lake WalesFL 33859
    863-676-6091
  • 67.
    1969
    Grades: 6-12, PG | 2-12, PG (day)
    425 Morse Hill Rd.
    AmeniaNY 12501
    845-373-2012
  • 68.
    1970
    Grades: 9-12
    615 East Marquette Woods Road
    St. JosephMI 49085
    1-269-429-7861
  • 69.
    1972
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    P.O. Box 4329
    West SedonaAZ 86340
    1-877-554-6277
  • 70.-71.
    1975
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    454 Academy Drive
    DurangoCO 81301
    970-247-5898
  • 70.-71.
    1975

    Grades: K-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    3846 N. Hwy. 144
    GranburyTX 76048
    254.897.4822
  • 72.-74.
    1978
    Grades: 6-12
    14 Greenwood Lane
    PutneyVT 05346
    802-387-4545
  • 72.-74.
    1978

    Grades: 5-12
    6727 South Chippawa Rd
    Wellandport, OntarioCanada 12345
    905-386-6203
  • 72.-74.
    1978

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    235 Squaw Valley Road | P.O. Box 2667
    Olympic ValleyCA 96146
    530-583-9393
  • 75.-76.
    1982
    Grades: 6-12, PG
    950 S. Brehm Lane
    CarbondaleIL 62901
    618-457-0371
  • 75.-76.
    1982

    Grades: 11-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    518 S. San Juan Ave., Box 1243
    Buena VistaCO 81211
    719 395 6046
  • 77.
    1986
    Grades: 9-12
    1539 E. Howard St.
    PasadenaCA 91104
    626-398-2388
  • 78.
    1988
    Grades: 7-12
    PO Box 388
    BalsamNC 28707
    8284563435
  • 79.
    1994
    Grades: 1-12
    C/ Verge de Montserrat s/n, Cornella de Llobregat
    BarcelonaSpain 08940
    0034687426307
  • 80.-81.
    1995
    Grades: 10-12, PG
    via Cavour 13
    Lanciano (CH)Italy 66034
    905-709-7401
  • 80.-81.
    1995

    Grades: 7-12 | 5-12 (day)
    505 Spring Street
    Friday HarborWA 98250
    360-378-6393
  • 82.
    1999
    Grades: 6-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    PO Box 3050, 198 Main St.
    Chester/Lake AlmanorCA 96020
    530-596-3343
  • 83.
    2001
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    4334 Hobbs Road
    GreensboroNC 27410
    336-217-7070
  • 84.-85.
    2002
    Grades: 7-12
    280 King Street East
    BrockvilleCanada K6V1E2
    16133419330
  • 84.-85.
    2002

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    2 Valleywood Drive
    MarkhamCanada L3R8H3
    9054774999
  • 86.
    2004
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    447 W. Meadow Circle
    RichfieldUT 84701
    4356335326
  • 87.
    2008
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    333 Ocean Road
    NarragansettRI 02882
    401-788-0800
  • 88.-90.
    2009
    Grades: 9-12
    106, Grande-Rue
    Verneuil-sur-SeineFrance 78480
  • 88.-90.
    2009

    Grades: 10-12
    1460 Broadway Street #7032
    New YorkNY 10036
    646-504-6924
  • 88.-90.
    2009

    Grades: 9-12
    1 West Campbell Avenue, B-20
    CampbellCA 95008
    408-866-9988
  • 91.
    2010
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    5201 SPIRE Circle
    GenevaOH 44041
    4404661002
  • 92.-93.
    2011
    Grades: 8-12
    8720 County Road 17
    RocklandCanada K4K1T2
    877-244-9199
  • 92.-93.
    2011

    Grades: 7-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    1 Ames Hill Drive
    SpringfieldMA 01105
    4132858976
  • 94.
    2012
    Grades: 10-12, PG
    118 Main Street East, Merrickville, Ontario
    MerrickvilleCanada K0G1N
    6132692064
  • 95.-96.
    2013
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    345 South Figueroa Street
    Los AngelesCA 90071
    213-400-4585
  • 95.-96.
    2013

    Grades: 9-12
    Slovenska 477/5
    Karlovy VaryCzech Republic 36001
    00420353227387
  • 97.
    2014
    Grades: 9-12
    1500 Port Arthur Road
    LadysmithWI 54848
    715-532-0201
  • 98.
    2015
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    International (Swiss Headquarters).
    BernSwitzerland 3007
    004791878623
  • 99.
    2016
    Grades: 5-12, PG
    500 Main Street
    New WindsorMD 21776
    855-405-8600

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